Activities

How to Spend the Perfect Day in Yosemite National Park

By Vancity Wild / Destinations and activities

We try to make the pilgrimage down south to California once a year to drink in the beauty that is Yosemite National Park. It's a must visit! This Fall, we got the itch to make the trip again.

Lessons Learned from a Freezing Winter Camping Trip

By Richard Smith / Activities

Everyone loves a good story. Spending time in the outdoors you hear a lot of stories.

Mining for Hidden Gems in West Virginia

By Scott Kaiser / Destinations and activities

West Virginia gets a bad rap for lopping off the tops of their mountains and, sadly, it's not without good reason.

Why the Wallowas Are My Favorite Part of Oregon

By Jonathan Beeghly / Destinations and activities

 (A sub zero Morning On Wallowa Lake, December 2016)  Last month, a few of my friends and I traveled to Joseph, Oregon and got a cabin in the Wallowas.

Why Improvisation Leads to Great Adventures

By Stephen Catalano / Activities and lifestyle

This past weekend, an old friend came to town.

Why I Love Going on Adventures Before Work

By Richard Smith / Activities and lifestyle

Recently I have been seeking adventure in between the time living and the time working. Even living in a national park, I struggle to get out and get some head space in the mountains.

10 Photos to Inspire You to Get Outside and Brave the Cold

By Tylyn Cullison / Lifestyle and activities

Winter can provide some magical moments. We know those frozen fingers and ears hurt, but the pain is only temporary.

Off the Beaten Path in Cambodia

By Will Cebron / Destinations and activities

Several years ago, I visited Siem Reap and was astounded by the beauty of the surrounding Cambodian temples.

You Need to Visit Idaho's Burgdorf Hot Springs This Winter

By Visit Idaho / Destinations and activities

With cozy cabins, no shortage of hot spring pools, and access to the rugged Idaho backcountry, Burgdorf Hot Springs is the perfect destination for anyone looking for an epic winter adventure in Idaho.

5 Must-Do Winter Adventures in Grand Teton National Park

By Chaco Footwear / Destinations and activities

Winter in Grand Teton National Park means fewer crowds and catching the iconic views you've seen over and over with a unique touch: a fresh dusting of snow.

10 Luxury Camping Items Worth the Weight

By Tara Stamnes / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

Packing a ridiculous amount of extra layers, two-extra-fuels-too-many, and that heavy canned food you never ate: we've all done it. My first few backpacking trips were, to say the least, heavy.

The Value of Slowing Down in the Wild

By Marc Fryt / Destinations, health, lifestyle, and activities

Like the sun burns on my face and arms, the summer pace burnt my appetite for any more long weekends.

Behind the Lens: "Skin from Fowler"

By Jason Hatfield / How-to and activities

Why did you take this photo? Capturing this image on a backcountry hut trip was a combination of luck and experience.

7 Photos of Glacier National Park's Glorious Fall Colors

By Adrien Patané / Activities and destinations

Hiking in Glacier National Park's backcountry is an absolute treat with windswept passes, pristine lakes and dense lush forests all flanked by Glacier's rugged mountains.

7 Perfect Spots to Catch a Georgia Sunset

By Explore Georgia / Destinations and activities

There really is no better way to spend the final moments of the day than relaxing outside with people you love and taking in the sunset.

The Beginner's Guide to Backcountry Skiing

By Jackson Smith / How-to and activities

So you've seen your friends and all those pro skiers on social media getting out and doing a thing called backcountry skiing.

5 Must-Do Adventures in Laguna Beach, CA

By Josiah Roe / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Laguna Beach is famous for its beautiful beaches, beautiful people, and bohemian chic, but in addition to an array of water sports, it has also built a reputation for having an excellent network of t.

The Ultimate Night Photography Destination in Florida

By Garrett Schmidt / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Growing up in Florida involves a lot of time spent on flat land. I started shooting as much as I could in the day time.

The Best Places to Visit in Banff National Park

By Julie & Brian / Destinations and activities

Vermilion Lakes Best Time to Visit: Sunset, or the late afternoon. Located just outside the town of Banff, a series of three lakes lie along a system of marshland in the Bow Valley.

Everest Isn't the Highest Point on Earth

By Kyle Frost / Activities

Mount Everest. The very name conjures up images of climbers struggling to reach the vaunted peak, enduring the most extreme of conditions to reach the tallest mountain in the world.

The Top 25 Hikes in Arizona

By Hi-Tec USA / Destinations and activities

From the Grand Canyon's desert oasis, to the trails around Phoenix and the red rock cliffs of Sedona, Arizona is full of some of the best hiking in America.

The Information Age: Losing True Adventure

By Timothy Behuniak / Lifestyle and activities

With the prevalence of social media platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram, our daily lives are flooded with constant information.

20 Beautiful Photos of Winter Adventures in Idaho

By Visit Idaho / Destinations and activities

The secret is out. Idaho is the ultimate destination for winter adventures.

7 Essential Techniques for Creating Amazing Panoramic Images

By Brandon Dewey / How-to and activities

1. To create a panoramic image: first, you need a tripod and some type of head that will allow you to rotate the camera. Most tripods have a bubble level; make sure your tripod is level.  2.